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5th DEC 2013 - SESSION TIMES AND AUDIENCE Q&A
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING opens tomorrow at the Village East Cinema (corner or 2nd Ave and 12th Street) New York.

The film will screen daily for a week with sessions at 10:45AM, 12:55PM, 3:05PM, 5:15PM, and 7:25PM (except Sun, 7:55PM).

Audience Q&A Sessions will follow these sessions:
Fri 7.25PM - Rohan Spong, Mimi Stern-Wolfe, Perry Brass
Sat 7.25PM - Rohan Spong, Mimi Stern-Wolfe, Perry Brass
Sun 5.15PM - Rohan Spong and Mimi Stern-Wolfe (only).

Note: Filmmaker's ticket proceeds from Sunday 5.15PM session will be donated to AIDSWALK, benefiting GMHC.

Up to date session times and online ticket booking and purchase options can be found at New York's Village East Cinema website.

22nd NOV 2013 - NYC CINEMAS!
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING has just been picked up by New York's Village East Cinema (Corner of 12th Street and 2nd Avenue in the East Village) for a theatrical run.

The film will open for a week's engagement with several sessions a day, commencing December 6th.

Rohan and the film's main subject Mimi Stern-Wolfe will be on hand to do audience Q & A sessions on the evenings of Friday the 6th, Saturday the 7th and Sunday the 8th.

Check the Village East website closer to the date for correct session times and ticket information!

22nd NOV 2013 - WORLD AIDS DAY
The film will also screen on Dec 1st, World AIDS Day, at Middle Collegiate Church, the site of the first Benson AIDS concert.

This screening will be accompanied by Mimi Stern-Wolfe playing solo piano and will be presented as part of the Church's World AIDS Day program Art and Soul, lead by Rev. Jacqui Lewis, Ph.D, assisted by Rev. Gordon Draght, minister during the height of the pandemic and one of the early champions of Mimi's concert series.

The service will begin at 6PM, followed by a short musical reception at 6.45PM and the film screening at 7PM.

Visit the Middle Collegiate website for more information!

31st Oct 2013 - WINTER FILMING
Rohan has returned to New York City to commence filming of his follow up to the acclaimed feature length documentary ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING.

Rohan's new film is provisionally entitled WINTER AT WESTBETH and explores the inhabitants and history of an arts community in New York's West Village. It is produced by long time collaborator Adam Farrington-Williams (Perseus Pictures) with executive producer Lizzette Atkins of Unicorn Films. The film has received funding from Film Victoria's Documentary development stream.

For regular updates on the film, follow Rohan Spong on Facebook.

25th Oct 2013 - SWEETS HAVE SWAGGER
Rohan was recently commissioned to devise and film the self described "low-fi / high-innuendo" music video for Shuttersnap Records inaugural artist SWEETS (fronted by Annabelle Tunley, formerly of Aluka). You can watch the video for their launch single Swagger here.


The striking video contains dresses by Mister Zimi, an assortment of diverse (and rather game) extras, and a parrot, and is already a popular fixture on ABC's Rage Program. It has also garnered the interest of Fashion Journal, Beat Magazine, Me and All My Friends and recieved play on numerous radio stations across Australia. Fellow independent artist Georgia Fields recently did a lengthy interview with Rohan about the project, which can be read here.

Sweets launch Swagger at The Workers Club in Fitzroy, Sun 27th October at 8pm.

 

 

 

 

 


21st July 2013 - THE SOVEREIGN WIFE at MTC
Rohan recently filmed and edited a 7 minute projected video sequence with actor Jason De Santis for Sisters Grimm's THE SOVEREIGN WIFE. The play recently premiered at the Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) as part of the Neon Festival. The subversive work (written by Declan Greene and Ash Flanders, directed by Greene and produced by Bek Berger) considers the mythologising of the Australian frontier narrative and is described by the company as "a wild bush-doof through our national identity".

The entire season was sold out hours before the opening night, prompting an additional show, which was then also sold out. The show has recieved critical acclaim in The Age, Herald Sun, Artshub, Time Out and The Australian, whose reviewer Chris Boyd described it as: "not just the highlight of the NEON festival, it's the show to beat, so far, in 2013".

1st June 2013 - STUDIOTV PREMIERE FOR EVENING
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING has its television premiere on Foxtel's StudioTV network (Australia) on June 20th at 9pm. Check program guides for repeat screenings. The film will also be available as part of an on-demand service for StudioTV subscribers.

ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING will be appearing on other interntational television networks and digital platforms later in the year.

17th June 2013 - NEW YORK TIMES ; ENCORE SCREENING
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING will be screened a further time in New York City at Judson Memorial Church (June 20th, 7PM), preceded by a short live concert performed by Mimi Stern-Wolfe and Labyrinth Dance Theater.

Both Mimi and the film were recently profiled in a feature article in the New York Times by John Leland. You can read the article HERE.



28th Feb 2013 - ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING CLOSES AFTER 13 WEEK RUN

ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING has finally closed after a stellar 13 week season in Australian Cinemas, having outlasting the likes of blockbusters such as PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER and THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY.

When I reached Mimi Stern-Wolfe (the main subject of the film) to explain that the film has finally closed, she remarked: "It's so much more than I ever anticipated and makes me glad that I devoted my life to this music". Thank you to everyone who has come along to support the film at the cinema these last 13 weeks and has helped to share Mimi's story and this beautiful music. Rohan x

18th Feb 2013 - AFCA NOMINATION
The Australian Film Critics Association (AFCA) have nominated ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING for best documentary alongside the likes of SEARCHING FOR SUGARMAN and PAUL KELLY: STORIES OF ME. The film is currently on the eleventh week of screenings at Melbourne's Cinema Nova.

1st March 2013 - *UPDATE*
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING lost out to Oscar Winner SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN for the AFCA Best Documentary 2012 prize. Mike Scott received the AFCA award in the Best Review of An Australian Film category for his moving appraisal of ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING. You can read Michael's review here.


22nd Dec 2012 - ALL THE WAY THROUGH CHRISTMAS!
Due to popular demand, the (originally one week!) season of ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING has been extended again, into a fourth week. The film will now be screening at Melbourne's Cinema Nova alongside the Boxing Day blockbusters. Check the Nova website for up to date session times over the holiday season.

15 Nov 2012 - CHARITY / WORLD AIDS DAY SCREENINGS


There are a number of special screenings of ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING programmed around World AIDS Day. In Australia, all World AIDS Day ticket sales will be donated to local HIV/AIDS organisations. Mimi Stern-Wolfe will also be performing piano works at both Boston and New York screenings of the film. See the film's SEE IT page for details.

6 Dec 2012 - ONGOING MELB SEASON & MONA
Due to the overwhelming opening weekend ticket sales at Melbourne's Cinema Nova (sorry to those of you who were turned away from our sold out Sun 2nd Dec Q&A session!), Cinema Nova have extended their season of the film. You can view and buy tickets for Cinema Nova sessions HERE. The film has also been programmed for a special one off screening at Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart at 3.30PM of Sunday 16th of December. This session will be followed by a Q and A with Rohan Spong. You can buy tickets HERE.

30th Nov 2012 - REVIEWS AND ACCLAIM FOR EVENING
Reviewers for print and web media across Australia seem to agree on a rating for ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING - four stars out of five. You can read several new reviews of the film (all four stars!) on the ABOUT page. You can also view audience reactions to the preview screening held at Cinema Nova, below:


20 Nov 2012 - Q & A SESSIONS
Director Rohan Spong will be attending a number of screenings around Australia in November and December 2012 to accompany the Australian theatrical season of ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING. These sessions are as follows:

Sat 24th Nov, Mercury Cinema, ADELAIDE 7pm
Wed 28th Nov, Dendy Canberra CANBERRA 7pm
Sat 1st Dec, Dendy Newtown, SYDNEY at 7pm
Sun 2nd Dec, Cinema Nova, MELBOURNE at 11am

29 Nov 2012 - ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING OPENS

Hey Everyone! So the 29th of November is here! The film is now in cinemas across Australia. It's been a wonderful experience to wake up and read all the well written articles, not to mention the complimentary reviews today. I snapped this last night at the Dendy Canberra Q & A. Looking fwd to seeing more of you at cinemas soon! x Rohan x

05 Nov 2012 - NEW TRAILER FOR ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING SHOWING AT CINEMAS NOW!

15 Sep 2012 - AUSTRALIAN CINEMA SEASON
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING will be screening at selected Australian cinemas from November 29th.

Melbourne - Cinema Nova
Sydney - Dendy Newtown
Brisbane - Palace Centro
Adelaide - Mercury Cinema
Canberra - Dendy Canberra

There will also be a special one off screening of the film at Hobart's MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) in mid December followed by a Q and A with Rohan (Date TBC).

17 Sep 2012 - AUSTRALIAN ONE SHEET POSTER

19 Aug 2012 - AWARD WINS + GAZE PERFORMANCE
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING has just won the AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD for BEST DOCUMENTARY at the Birmingham SHOUT! Film Festival. Mimi Stern-Wolfe attended the festival in person. ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING was also recently awarded the SPECIAL JURY PRIZE opposite some 20 other feature films, at the NYC Downtown Film Festival - its first ever festival screening.

Recently the film was presented as the CLOSING NIGHT FILM of the Dublin's 20th Gaze Film Festival. Although Mimi was unable to attend, Director Rohan Spong, Executive Producer Duncan Hewitt and Heldentenor Gilles Denizot were on hand for a Q and A. Gilles treated the captive audience to a short recital after the film, which you can view below.


15 April 2011 - GAZE CLOSING NIGHT FILM
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING will be the Closing Night Film of Dublin's 20th annual GAZE Film Festival, this July! Check back on the Gaze website for up to date information about the screening!
01 Dec 2011 - MAYOR BLOOMBERG BRUNCH
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING Director Rohan Spong and documentary subject / concert producer Mimi Stern-Wolfe were invited to a WORLD AIDS DAY breakfast held at Gracie Mansion by Mayor Bloomberg in recognition of those that support the fight against HIV/AIDS. ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING premieres tonight, though there are no longer tickets available as the screening has sold out. Pictured below are Mimi and Rohan outside Gracie Mansion.

20 Feb 2012 - LONG ISLAND LAUNCH
The Long Island launch of the film was hosted at the Huntington Cinema Arts Center by the Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival and preceded by an address by Long Island HIV/AIDS organisation Thursdays Child. Although director Rohan Spong couldn't attend, the Long Islanders found a unique way of making Mimi Stern-Wolfe welcome.

5.12.11 - TWO STANDING OVATIONS!
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING has screened to a full house and a standing ovation on Dec 1, and was then showcased amongst Mimi Stern-Wolfe's 21st Annual Benson AIDS Program of music which also received a standing ovation.

29 Nov 2011 - TWO DAYS UNTIL SHOWTIME!
Tickets for the Dec 1 premiere of ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING at the evocative Duo Theater (DMAC, East Village) are now sold out. There are still a few tickets available for the Dec 3rd Benson AIDS Concert #21 at the Flamboyan Theater.You can read a DNAinfo story about the premiere of the film HERE.

20 Nov 2011 - REHEARSALS / SOLD OUT!
Tickets for the Dec 1 premiere of ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING at the evocative Duo Theater (DMAC, East Village) are now sold out.



There are still a few tickets available for the Dec 3rd Benson AIDS Concert #21 at the Flamboyan Theater. Two portions of the film will be screened alongside a new 5 dance suite performed by Labyrinthe Dance Theater. Photographs from the latest rehearsals can be viewed HERE and HERE.

21 Nov 2011 - REHEARSALS


More photographs - this time from the rehearsals of 'FURY' to be premiered at the Dec 3 event, alongside my film, are
HERE. The dancers have all worked intensively with Alvin Ailey Dance Theater in the past and they are quite simply amazing. Sasha Spielvogal of Labyrinthe Dance Theater is choreographing them for our two events. 'FURY' is an astounding new piece of choreography - I can't wait for you all to see it finished! Rohan x
15 Nov 2011 - REHEARSALS ARE WELL UNDERWAY!
Rehearsals of the music and dance to accompany Dec 1st's World Premiere and Dec 3rd's showcase evenings for ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING are now underway. Director Rohan Spong has been documenting the rehearsal process in black and white stills. You can see two galleries of these startling images HERE and HERE.
 

10 Nov 2011 - PROGRAM FOR ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING PREMIERE EVENTS

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